Stay Home Order extended for another 3 weeks; 11 more COVID-19 deaths reported in VC

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 Because ICU capacity is not improving in the Southern California region, which includes Ventura County, the regional Stay Home Order has been extended for another three weeks.

To watch the Dec. 29 California Department of Public Health press release on the extension of the Stay Home Order for the Southern California region, including Ventura County, visit:

Ventura County Public Health officials reported the latest grim COVID-19 numbers for the county on Dec. 29:

— There are 993 new cases of COVID-19.

— There are 11 additional deaths of five women, ages 96, 86, 83, 87 and 68; and six men, ages 81, 70, 84, 64, 100 and 57. All those who died had co-morbidities, health officials said. 

That is in addition to 11 new deaths also reported Dec. 28 from over the weekend.

— 9,455 new tests performed

— Current doubling time is 38.2 days.

— Current hospitalizations: 363 and current ICU: 66.

— Ventura County Adult ICU Bed Availability 0.1%

View the county government press conference on COVID-19 at 1 p.m. Dec. 30 at .

County health officials stated in a press release: “ “Please help protect vulnerable community members. Our thoughts are with the loved ones of those who have passed during this time. Gatherings spread COVID. Please don't gather during this time. Keep it virtual. Stay home to help slow the spread and save lives. Let's make it a good new year by bringing down the numbers so we can all move forward. Keep the New Year's Eve party online."
























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